Advance Design 2014 packages

Advance Design 2014 packages

Available functionalities Standard Professional Concrete Professional Steel Professional Timber Premium
MODELING ELEMENTS
• 2D and 3D structures
• Linear elements: beam, S beam, cable, tie, strut, bar
• Planar elements: shell, plate, membrane, plane strain
• Punctual, linear and surface supports; rigid, elastic and T/C type
• Punctual, linear and surface loads, mass, liquid pressure loads, supports displacements
• Windwall elements for loads
• Libraries with predefined elements: portal frames, trusses, linear vaults, planar vaults
• Load case families: Self Weight, Live Loads, Snow, Wind, Seism, Temperatures, Accidental Loads
• DOF’s Master-slave link
• Fast definition of haunches for linear elements
• Semi-rigid links between linear elements with user defined nonlinear behavior
• Boundary conditions on planar element’s edges
• Compound cross sections.
CROSS SECTIONS LIBRARIES
• Defined cross sections: concrete, wood, steel
• Cross section libraries: European Profiles, Otua Profiles, UK Profiles
• The “Cross Sections” application for geometrical parameters calculation, including torsion properties (Iw) and shear areas.
• Advance Steel cross sections (also available for the “Steel Design” application – steel elements calculation and verification)
MATERIALS LIBRARIES
• Concrete (EN-206; NFB; STAS 10107/0-90; ACI318M-08; ACI318-08; CSA A23.3-04)
• Steel (EN 10025-2 – 6; EN 10210 -1; EN 10219-1; ASTM; CSA G40.21)
• Wood (EN14374/14279; EN338; NP005)
MESHING ENGINES
• Automatic Mesh: Delaunay and Grid
• Mesh refining: progressive, local and parametric refining
• Meshing along geometric lines
ANALYSIS TYPES
• Static analysis
• Modal analysis
• Seismic analysis (Eurocode 8, P100/2006; PS 92; PS 92/2010; RPS2011; RPA99-2003)
• Nonlinear static analysis 2nd order
• Generalized buckling
• Transient dynamic analysis
• The finite elements calculation can be performed in several steps
• Multithread and multicore finite element engine
CLIMATIC GENERATORS
• Snow and Wind – EN1991-1-3 and 1-4 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania), NV2009, NP 082-04, CR 1-1-3/2005
AUTOMATIC GENERATOR OF LOADS COMBINATIONS
• EN1990 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech)
• CR 0-2005
• BAEL91
• CM66
• ACI/AISC
• CAN/CSA
• Newmark
• Defined combinations (user models can be post-processed)
• Complete management of concomitances between load cases and families (exclusive and forced concomitances)
REINFORCED CONCRETE CALCULATION
• Theoretical reinforcement area for linear and planar elements, longitudinal reinforcement, transverse reinforcement and minimal reinforcement area
• Real reinforcement calculation for beams, according EC2
• Concrete columns verification using the interaction curves
• Crack opening check on linear and planar elements
• Punching verification on planar elements, according EC2
• Capacity Design for beams and columns, according EC2 and EC8
• Implemented regulations: EN1992-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania), BAEL91, STAS 10107, ACI, CAN/CSA
• Theoretical reinforcement area due to torsion effect
• Fire design according EN 1992-1-2 / Section 5
CALCULATION AND VERIFICATION OF STEEL ELEMENTS
• Buckling length, lateral-torsional buckling length and deflections calculation
• Resistance, stability and deflections verification
• Steel cross section optimization
• Connection Design (module Advance Design Steel Connection / ADSC)
• Implemented regulations: EN1993-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania); CM66; AISC; CAN/CSA
• Fire design according EN 1993-1-2
TIMBER DESIGN
• Buckling lengths, lateral-torsional buckling lengths, deflections design and verification.
• Timber elements strength and stability.
• Sections optimization.
• Available standards: EN1995-1-1 (National Appendix for: France, Germany, UK, Czech and Romania).
• Fire verification according to EN1995-1-2 (§4.2.2 and §4.2.3).
IMPORT AND EXPORT
• Import: Effel, IFC, SDNF, PSS, CIS2, DXF
• BIM synchronization with GRAITEC compatible software and Revit
• Automatic creation and export of reinforcement drawings to Advance Concrete accordingly EC2
REPORTS GENERATOR
• Predefined calculation reports
• Parametric calculation reports
• User-defined calculation reports
• Image insertion
• Automatic update of calculation reports
• Detailed design reports for concrete, steel and timber design
• Export calculation reports to Word, Excel, PDF files
POST-PROCESSING
• Advanced Technology “Result Memory”
• Post-processing templates that can be used in other models
• Automatic update of calculation reports and saved views
• Result curves
• Interactive Iso regions
• Seismic analysis with eigen mode results
• Nonlinear analysis with step by step results
• Time-History analysis with results which fluctuate in time
• Torsors on walls and groups of walls
• Torsors on linear supports
• Automatic peak smoothing on planar elements
• FEM results clipping